FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/01/17
Victor Company Celebrates 40 Years of Manufacturing Excellence
Gorbel® is celebrating their 40th anniversary of providing world class Material Handling solutions
Fishers, NY: Gorbel® Inc., a Victor, NY based manufacturer of material handling and fall protection equipment, is pleased to be celebrating 40 years of manufacturing excellence this year. They will mark the occasion with a large celebration for employees, families, and special guests at their Fishers Run headquarters on Friday, September 8.
Gorbel® was founded by Clarkson graduate Dave Reh in 1977 as a manufacturer of I-Beam Jib Cranes. Over the years, the company expanded its product line and outgrew their original location in Fairport. They moved to their current headquarters on Fishers Run in 1990. In 2003, Dave's son, Brian, became President of Gorbel®.
The Gorbel® product line now includes Work Station Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Cleveland Tramrail® Patented Track Cranes, Tether Track™ Rigid Rail Fall Protection Anchor Systems, and G-Force® Intelligent Lifting Devices. In 2015, Gorbel expanded beyond the industrial realm by applying their G-Force® lifting technology to the medical rehabilitation world with their SafeGait® line of rehab solutions, including the SafeGait 360® Balance and Mobility Trainer, the SafeGait EMBRACE™ Rehabilitation Harness, and the SafeGait ACTIVE™ Dynamic Mobility Trainer.
In addition to their Victor headquarters, they also have manufacturing plants in Pell City, Alabama and Tianjin, China. Gorbel® now employs hundreds of employees worldwide, including over 350 people locally. David Butwid, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service said, "Gorbel®'s success has truly been a team effort, the greatest aspect of Gorbel® is certainly its people, not only for their intelligence, but for their empathy and compassion, and today that's what makes Gorbel® so great." Gorbel®'s culture is truly remarkable and their culture has certainly played a large role in their continued success.
About Gorbel®: Gorbel Inc. is a leader in overhead material handling, ergonomic lifting, and industrial fall protection. Since 1977, Gorbel® has been dedicated to providing high-quality solutions to protect critical investments-people, products, and resources. As an innovator and leader in the enclosed track work station crane industry, Gorbel® has over 40 years experience providing overhead solutions from 50lbs to 40 tons to customers in a wide range of industries. "We Improve People's Lives" is the cornerstone in Gorbel®'s mission. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality equipment and service available.